9 Dec 2013 | Health Quality Intelligence
The Health Quality & Safety Commission produces the Atlas of Healthcare Variation to help public and private providers of health and disability services improve the safety and quality of their services.
The Atlas aims to prompt discussion and debate within the health and disability sector about unwarranted variation in the provision of health services, and to stimulate change that leads to improvement. Seven domains have been published, including cardiovascular disease, maternity, gout, surgery and trauma.
The Atlas steering group, made up of leaders in health care, drives this work. It oversees the Atlas work programme and recommends ways to maximise the influence and uptake of the Atlas in New Zealand and improve outcomes for users of health services.
Over the next three years, the steering group will focus on:
Current Atlas steering group membership: